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A report co-authored by SUNY Distinguished Professor Michel Bruneau detailing the post-earthquake reconstruction of modern cities was translated to Chinese earlier this month.
UB’s civil engineering program is ranked number four in the country and 11 in the world according to the Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU), or Shanghai Ranking.
The UB American Sociaty of Civil Engineering (ASCE) student club's steel bridge team earned fourth place overall at the National Student Steel Bridge Competition, and received second place honors for construction speed.
UB’s American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) student chapter was recognized as a top ASCE club for its design teams and administration last month.
Research assistant professor Xiao Liang shared his work on several different bridge topics at two separate events last month.
An article in the Wall Street Journal features an interview with UB alumnus Seth Medwick, associate vice president and department head of bridge inspection at HNTB. Medwick discusses his career and some of the desirable traits for bridge inspectors.
An assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental is the academic advisor on a grant exploring a performance-based structural fire engineering design in accordance with ASCE/SEI 7-16.
"We have a growing gap between scientists and policy-makers," says Ramla K. Qureshi, a PhD candidate in the Department of Civil, Structural and Environmental Engineering, "there needs to be frequent conversation letting them know why our research is important, and why it needs their continuous support."